Debby Moorhead considers it "on the job training." The first-year Manteca council member is making it a point to tag along with workers in various municipal departments to get a better feel for municipal operations. So far, she's been on a ride-along with Manteca Police and observed the Manteca Fire Department training that included an emergency call that she went on board the engine with firefighters. "It's important that I do this not just to ...
Groundbreaking for the all-weather track at Sierra High is planned for Monday, Aug. 17. Last week, the Manteca Unified school board unanimously approved the $401,355 bid of Ross F. Carroll, Inc. of Oakdale for construction of the nine-lane synthetic surface at Daniel Teicheira Memorial Stadium. Trustee Manuel Medeiros, for one, was thrilled that the project came in $100,000 less than expected. Added Greg Leland, the school's athletic director: "In no shape or form is the ...
The new math, Sacramento-style, kicks in as Manteca Unified today starts the 2009-10 school year.
There wasn't a cup of coffee in Police Chief Dave Bricker's hand as he circulated the booths at The Waffle Shop Saturday morning talking to residents about everything from traffic to gangs.
Obama bucks could help green two major Manteca interchanges. Manteca municipal leaders instead of playing defensive ball after a state snag delayed work from proceeding on the interchange landscaping for Yosemite Avenue (East Highway 120) and Highway 99 have taken to the offense and are trying to parlay the setback into a double victory for Manteca. If they succeed, not only would the Yosemite Avenue/Highway 99 interchange be landscaped but so would the Highway 120 ...
You were more likely to find a tunic-wearing serf taking swigs of grog than you were the average resident sipping from their water bottle Saturday afternoon when the Society for Creative Anachronism ascended on the Manteca Senior Center.
It's a pretty safe bet that at least some of George Janis' music students would most likely associate Woodstock with the Snoopy sidekick rather than the mold-shattering music festival.
Where can you get a year's worth of karate lessons, play in flag football and basketball leagues, have a safe place to hang after school until as late as 8 p.m. with friends, play and do your homework for just $24 a year?
Get ready for graffiti night this Tuesday at the Downtown Manteca Farmers Market at Library Park from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Jessie Marinas is the guest speaker for the quarterly Manteca Mural Society meeting taking place Wednesday, Aug. 12, at 6:30 p.m. at the Manteca Senior Center, 295 Cherry Lane.
Pete George – who has been dubbed the rock star of comedy – is headlining the Manteca Chamber of Commerce's "Just for Laughs" Comedy Night on Saturday, Aug. 15, at the Emory, 1028 W. Yosemite Ave.
70 years ago August 3, 1939 Although the season is one of the driest in several years and with many irrigation districts curtailing the use of water, farmers in the South San Joaquin Irrigation District will have an ample supply to last them through the season to around October, it was announced by Chief Engineer C. J. Campbell Tuesday. However, this can only be done through the cooperation of the water users by not ...
Carl E. Lindberg, a 2000 Sierra High School graduate, has completed his Master Degree in Fine Arts, Theatre-Directing, from Western Illinois University.
The Place of Refuge Church will be hosting their first annual parking lot flea market and fair.
Hundreds of kids took Manteca Rec swim lessons this summer.
Comcast wants to close its Manteca office in the 100 block of North Grant Street.
Congressman Jeff Denham, who is also a Turlock almond grower, underscored the importance of education measures and the Farm Bill during a talk before the Salida Rotary.
Apparently filing for a $313,248 tax refund when you're not entitled to it is a no-no.
How much will a somewhat safer pedestrian crossing of Woodward Avenue at Buena Vista Drive cost?
Some 60 nurses, Kaiser patients and community supporters used foot power along with a couple in wheelchairs Friday to protest service cuts at the Manteca medical facility. Ten of the protesters were registered nurses, including Zenei Triunfo-Cortez who is one of four presidents representing the California Nurses Association.
When it comes time to cut the ribbon on the new playground at Sequoia Heights Baptist Church, Camron Moebius might be too old to enjoy the slides, swings and pull-up bar.
For the first time in recorded history, the San Joaquin Valley in 2013 had zero violations of the hourly ozone standard established under the federal Clean Air Act.
Ripon Vice Mayor Chuck Winn has officially announced his candidacy for San Joaquin County S 4th District Supervisor.
The three men that authorities believe are responsible for the shooting death of a 51-year-old Manteca man back in June will find out Monday when their case will go to trial.
More than 55 million pounds of dirty linen will pass through Crothall Laundry Services' 60,000 square-foot facility once it's completed next year.
Manteca-Lathrop Boys & Girls Club member Mealiah Watson was challenged to use a real canvas to create a painting about something she loved.
Food banks depending on the Turkeys R Us drive in Manteca, Ripon, and Lathrop won't be able to assist all needy families asking for help with the traditional Thanksgiving meal.
Carrie Rogers tried to learn as much as possible about the New Affordable Care Act.
If you ever wonder what firefighters – and fire chiefs – do when they are not climbing ladders battling fires, saving lives and risking life and limb, wonder no more.
If you have some canned food or other non-perishable good you can spare, help Manteca Boy Scouts do a good deed on Saturday.